Improve your business success by making time for professional development!

  • Posted by Stacy Johnson
  • On June 21, 2017
Often business people get so caught up in the day to day that they do not make the time, nor do they see the value, of taking the time to attend professional development programs that can help them manage and grow their business. Below are four reasons why it’s so important to make time for […]
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How to Choose the Best Suppliers for Your Business

  • Posted by Emily Ambrose
  • On May 3, 2017
When you think about your business and its success, are you also thinking about who your suppliers will be and what part they will play in the success of your business? If you aren’t, then you should be. In a successful business, the bottom line is sales. The right suppliers play an important part in […]
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The Importance of Becoming…

  • Posted by Mark Lupo
  • On November 15, 2016
By Mark Lupo, CBCP The scene unfolds in a large conference room set in the 1990’s.  The Internet is brand new and an emerging wild frontier.  Executives surround the impressive conference table in the center of the room, their attention focused on the large projection screen at the front of the room. On the screen […]
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Juggling Small Business Growth

  • Posted by Marketing Intern
  • On February 12, 2015
Everyone in business wants to grow, right? Except for hobby businesses, or those where the owner doesn’t have growth as a goal, the answer is usually “yes.” In the beginning, most business owners think only of survival, and rightly so. The popular press is full of studies touting the long odds against business survival, let […]
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Should You Open a Second Location?

  • Posted by Liz Overstreet
  • On June 1, 2011
Sometimes small business owners who have achieved success in their retail business decide to expand. They often do this by opening a second location. The owner of a successful gift shop may decide to open a second gift shop in another part of town. But it can be dangerous to open a second location. You […]
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